Jackie Chan to produce musical about his life

13 June 2013 / 3 years 4 months ago

Jackie Chan is working on a theatrical production based on his life as an action star and martial artist, Chan revealed Tuesday.The Hong Kong actor said at a press conference in New York that he is writing a stage adaptation of his 1998 autobiography “I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action,‘ which tells the story of his early childhood, growing up with music and gaining international stardom, reported Korea Herald.According to Chan, the musical will focus on his youth and efforts to escape the shadows of martial arts legend Bruce Lee. The actor himself will narrate the story of his life, while he is still looking for a director for the musical.The “Chinese Zodiac‘ star is no stranger to musicals, as he has already appeared in a number of musicals after making his screen debut at the age of 8.Chan has recently confirmed his appearance in “The Expendables 3,‘ Sylvester Stallone’s ‘˜80s action throwback saga. The movie is slated to hit U.S. theaters on Aug. 15, 2014.

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